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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 20 maart 1968
Tijd:20:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340-38
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Delta Air Lines
Registratie: N4820C
Constructienummer: 152
Bouwjaar: 1954
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 39
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 42
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Evansville, IN (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Evansville-Dress Regional Airport, IN (EVV/KEVV), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A no. 1 engine failure caused the crew to make a single engine landing at Evansville in rain and low ceiling conditions. The pilot aborted the go-around he had initiated and crash-landed. An exhaust valve failure in the no.15 cylinder caused the engine failure. The pilot misjudged speed and distance while landing.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
powerplant - engine structure: cylinder assembly
miscellaneous acts, conditions - material failure
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
FACTORS:
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: wet runway

Bronnen:
» NTSB File 1-0015


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photo of Convair-CV-340-38-N4820C
accident date: 20-03-1968
type: Convair CV-340-38
registration: N4820C
photo of Convair-CV-340-38-N4820C
accident date: 20-03-1968
type: Convair CV-340-38
registration: N4820C
photo of Convair-CV-340-38-N4820C
accident date: 20-03-1968
type: Convair CV-340-38
registration: N4820C
photo of Convair-CV-340-38-N4820C
accident date: 20-03-1968
type: Convair CV-340-38
registration: N4820C
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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